Part of speech:
Increased, particularly above a normal level.
A generally massive and usually steep-sided, raised portion of the Earth's surface. Mountains can occur as single peaks or as part of a long chain. They can form through volcanic activity, by erosion, or by uplift of the continental crust when two tectonic plates collide. The Himalayas, which are the highest mountains in the world, were formed when the plate carrying the landmass of India collided with the plate carrying the landmass of China.
Not easy to persuade or convince; stubborn.
Marked by the use or occurrence of barbarisms in spoken or written language.
Queer; peculiar; odd
Operating or controlled from a distance:
Far from civilization
Having or showing little skill or development; primitive
Lacking finish, grace, tact, or taste; uncultured
Remote from civilization; secluded:
Not being acquainted; not conversant:
Set apart; separate; solitary
At a rapid or precipitous rate:
The definition of lofty is very high in the air, elevated in character, or overly grand.
Full of hills; rugged, uneven, and rolling
Of or like high mountains
A city of southern California east of Los Angeles at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains.
Existing or living in the air.
Of, resembling, or caused by a volcano or volcanoes:
Having a rough irregular surface:
Lacking force or volume:
(Phonet.) Designating the vowel a when it represents the sound (a) as in had or hat, articulated with the tongue in a relatively level position
Having a pitch corresponding to a relatively large number of sound-wave cycles per second:
Resembling or suggesting rock; firm or hard.
Of extraordinary size and power
Of, relating to, or suggestive of the legend of Paul Bunyan.
The definition of colossal is something massive in size.
Massive in stature.
Like an elephant in size or gait; huge, heavy, slow, clumsy, ungainly, etc.
Very great in scope or import:
Of a tremendous size, volume, degree, etc.
Giant is defined as of great size, strength or mind.
Alternative capitalization of Herculean.
The definition of heroic is a strong and courageous person or a story about deeds by those with these qualities.
(Slang) Distinctly interesting, significant, important, likeable, well regarded.
Very great in size, extent, or amount:
Very large; larger than usual of its kind
Of enormous size, extent, or amount; huge.
Consisting of or making up a large mass; bulky, heavy, and solid:
(Now Rare) Massive; weighty, bulky, etc.
Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force:
(Informal) Extremely large; monstrous:
Shockingly hideous or frightful in appearance.
The definition of monumental is something very large or important, or something that has lasting value.
Extremely large in amount, extent, or size; enormous:
Of enormous scope, power, or influence:
Very large or wide (literally or figuratively).
Very fine; impressive:
Of great significance; momentous:
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